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Salem Media Group

Board Operator

Salem Media Group
Arlington, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 04/04/2013
Categories: Media/Video/Radio
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Salem Communications is the leading U. S. radio broadcaster targeting audiences interested in conservative NewsTalk and Christian and family-themed programming. We currently have part-time positions available for Board Operators at WAVA/Family Talk/WRC Radio.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Must operate standard broadcast console, including “faders” or  “pots.”
  • Protect the company’s F-C-C license, successfully execute E-A-S tests, log transmitter readings and follow regulations and policies under the direction of the Chief Operator.
  • Able to read and follow program log, play programs, spots and Station Identification’s for multiple stations.
  • Ability to perform simple production duties.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education, Specific Skills and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Prior experience in running audio console at a commercial or      non-commercial
         radio station necessary. (not just at college or broadcast school).
  • Experience in a similar format/formats preferred.
  • Experience with digital audio and digital editing systems.
  • Computer proficiency and ability to use Windows and Linux-based      systems and programs.
  • Experience working with Rivendell or other broadcast automation      systems.
  • Able to work regular weekend shifts.
  • Must have legal right to work in the United States.


General Skills:

  • Ability to interact and work well with other staff.
  • Must be dependable and able to work and problem-solve independently.
  • Must be able to pay attention to details and be organized.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

To Apply:

E-mail your resume to Bob Jones, Broadcast Operations Director,

Positions will remain open until filled. Salem Communications (WAVA/Family Talk/WRC Radio) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. No relocation offered.